“Platform yourself, and know when to de-platform yourself, comrades.” In this episode, Pawlet Brookes explores the 7th commandment with Project X Co-Directors Mele Broomes, Ashanti Harris, and Rhea Lewis. Based in Scotland, Project X is platforming dance of the African and Caribbean Diaspora. Responding to a series of provocations, the discussion covers visibility and invisibility, layered identities, empowerment, collaboration, comradeship, vision, emancipation, and more.
Black Manifesto, the 10 Commandments: Black Women Speak Out, is a 10-part podcast series hosted by nora chipaumire and Pawlet Brookes. Black Manifesto brings together voices of Black women from around the world as a collective conversation, making the invisible visible, and addressing how we work to reshape a new world in which Black women are seen and heard, and a resource for inspiring creativity, learning, and unlearning. Each guest will discuss one commandment from nora’s Black Manifesto, offering their interpretations and insights.